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Factor Investing Book, 2nd edition

The 2nd edition of Robeco’s Factor Investing Book is out, which brings together ten articles that Robeco researchers have published over recent years. The book consists of three parts: strategic allocation to factor premiums, understanding the factor premiums and how to implement factor investing in an efficient way. Request a hard copy of the book »
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Residual Equity Momentum for Corporate Bonds

It is well documented that equity momentum has predictive power for corporate bond returns. We show that an equity momentum strategy applied to corporate bonds exhibits significant time-varying exposures to common equity and bond risk factors. Find out more about the residual momentum strategy. Read the research paper »
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Factor Investing in the Corporate Bond Market

We provide empirical evidence that the Size, Low-Risk, Value and Momentum factors have economically meaningful and statistically significant risk-adjusted returns in the corporate bond market. Since the factors capture different effects, a combined multi-factor portfolio halves the tracking error compared to the individual factors. Read the research paper »
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Smart Credit Investing: the Size Premium

So far, most attention for factor investing has focused on equities, but the concepts and premiums carry over to other asset classes like credits. In this note, we address a specific factor premium in the credit market, namely the size premium. This premium relates to the effect that small caps tend to outperform large caps. […]
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The low-risk anomaly in credits

In this Research Note we show that low-risk credits had superior risk-adjusted excess returns over the past 20 years. By selecting low-risk bonds from low-risk issuers, investors would have earned credit-like returns at substantially lower risk. Read more about the low-risk anomaly in credit markets using various dimensions of risk. Read the research paper »
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